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‘Chernobyl’ Director Johan Renck, Angryfilms Tackling ‘Day of the Triffids’ Adaptation

Move over The Last of Us, there’s a new biological threat sprouting to annihilate mankind. Johan Renck, who directed the acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl, is attached to helm The Day of the Triffids, an adaptation of the classic British science fiction novel by John Wyndham. Amazon Studios picked up the rights to the novel, with […]

‘The Last of Us’ Showrunner Explains Just How Real the Cordyceps Fungus Threat Is to Humans

[This story contains mild spoilers from episode one of The Last of Us.] So, great, do we really need to start worrying about our portobellos and shiitakes now, too? The Last of Us got underway Sunday night with an eerie cold open prologue that’s set on a talk show in 1963. An epidemiologist (played by […]

Pedro Pascal, ‘The Last of Us’ Creators on Navigating Fan Expectations for Video Game Adaptation

Based on the 2013 hit video game of the same name, HBO’s The Last of Us has big shoes to fill. With the video game’s well-established fan base comes high expectations from viewers — a fact that isn’t lost on the show’s co-creators and co-writers Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin.  “You have to wall yourself […]

‘Borderlands’ Drops First Footage at CinemaCon

The first footage from the feature film adaptation of Borderlands has arrived — and just like the immensely popular video game franchise, it was spectacular. A sneak peek of the highly anticipated film, based on the games from developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K, was presented Thursday during the Lionsgate panel at CinemaCon. The studio […]

‘Borderlands’ Movie Adaptation in the Works From Eli Roth, Lionsgate

Eli Roth is set to direct the film adaptation of 'Borderlands,' the action video game franchise, for Lionsgate.

‘Euphoria’ Creator Opens Up About Addiction at Norman Lear’s Sentinel Awards

Sam Levinson and 'Euphoria' were honored for the accuracy of the show's portrayal of addiction at the Sentinel Awards on Wednesday.

‘Chernobyl’ Creator Craig Mazin Tackling ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Reboot (Exclusive)

'Pirates of the Caribbean' may set sail once again, as Disney has hired veteran 'Pirates' scribe Ted Elliott and 'Chernobyl' creator Craig Mazin to develop a story for a new 'Pirates' adventure feature.

Emmys: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘When They See Us’ Win Over Social Media

'Game of Thrones' and 'When They See Us' dominated Twitter, while Peter Dinklage and Jharrel Jerome's wins were the most talked about moments on Facebook during the 2019 Emmy Awards.

Emmys: ‘Chernobyl’ Wins Best Limited Series

'Chernobyl' took home the Emmy Awards for limited series during Sunday night's ceremony.

‘Chernobyl’ Writer: What Really Happened, What Didn’t and Why (Guest Column)

The writer-producer behind HBO's Chernobyl explores the pressures to do the real-life 1986 tragedy justice — and the need to take a few liberties.

‘Chernobyl’ Creator Reveals the Challenges of Adapting Nuclear Accident Story and the Scene He Regrets Cutting

Series creator Craig Mazin of HBO's 'Chernobyl' talks about the biggest difficulties adapting the nuclear accident story for the small screen and what he would've changed in the series' storytelling.

‘Chernobyl’ Creator Breaks Down the HBO Drama’s Haunting Finale and Cautionary Message

'Chernobyl' creator and writer Craig Mazin discusses depicting the 1986 nuclear disaster, the HBO miniseries' slow-burn success and how the story resonates with climate change denialism.